Germany

Willkommen in Deutschland! Welcome to Germany! If you’ve recently arrived, your head may be spinning from a combination of jetlag and the sheer amount of information coming your way. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Moving overseas is a big change with a lot of moving pieces.
With many of their countries topping the list of greatest coffee consumers in the world, Europeans know how to brew a great cup of joe. They also have a knack for creating beautiful and fun coffee shops to serve up their delicious beverages.
For me, there’s no better place to spend those long, sun-drenched days of summer than at a lake. Sure, pools are nice, but lakes capture beauty in a way that pools just can’t.
On the third Sunday of every June, we do our best to express our love for our fathers by presenting them with witty Hallmark cards and heartfelt gifts; homemade crafts, personalized coffee mugs, sporting equipment, patterned neckties, manly shaving accessories and doodads for the grill are usuall
Father’s Day is a day to remember all the hardworking, selfless efforts dads make to keep us happy. However, you and your family living overseas means missing out on special occasions, like this important day.
Quality wines produced in Germany must be derived from a list of approved varieties, have specific alcohol content, degrees of ripeness (Oechsle), and originate from certain wine-growing regions.
As swimsuits and tank tops replace scarves and sweaters on store shelves, I find myself lost in daydreams that include tan lines, frosty beverages and sand-sprinkled toes more and more often. Summer is so close I can almost smell the sunscreen and taste the sea salt in the air.
One way for students to avoid the summer brain drain is to read. Super nerdy Amanda as a kid loved getting lost in a good book, especially anything by Roald Dahl or Bill Wallace.
One way for students to avoid the summer brain drain is to read. Super nerdy Amanda as a kid loved getting lost in a good book, especially anything by Roald Dahl or Bill Wallace.
Have you ever wanted to toast with Dracula or dine in the sky (and I don't mean in an airplane)? Europe has some unconventional restaurants that will pique your curiosity. Don’t let meals be an afterthought while traveling. Reserve a table for an outlandish dinner adventure.
HOHENFELS, Germany – The staff of the U.S. Army Health Clinic Hohenfels, also known by their nickname, Cobras, pride themselves as an organization leading the way.
It’s the summer season in Germany, the weekend is in sight, and it’s time to start planning. You’ve already decided your Saturday or Sunday outing should take you somewhere off base. As you narrow down your options, think about what you crave most in your down time:  A festive atmosphere?
Last year, Catherine started a new job. It wasn’t a full-time position, but after years of unemployment, it was a personal milestone. With five previous PCSes ranging from Germany to Philadelphia, Catherine was finally able to focus on her own career.
HOHENFELS, Germany – What began as a simple act – donating blood to help save lives of other military service members and their families – ended up saving the life of a U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria commissioned officer.
We all make assumptions based on stereotypes and experiences. Over the years, I’ve gotten used to following the lead of my superstar wife, an Army civilian employee with a Ph.D. and an additional doctorate degree … not to mention a great singing voice.
Exploring quaint towns with ancient citadels, gorgeous gardens and a museum full of sparkling crystal is a delightful way to spend the day.